Catch-22 series in the works from George Clooney

Kayti Burt Kirsten Howard Nov 17, 2017

A six-episode series based on the 1961 novel Catch-22 will mark George Clooney's return to television...

George Clooney is returning to television. The former E.R. star will be directing and starring in a limited series based on Joseph Keller's satirical World War II novel Catch-22.

According to The Hollywood Reporter,  Catch-22 will be written by Luke Davies (Lion) and David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) and will run for six episodes. It's a joint venture of Paramount Television and Anonymous (who also collaborated on 13 Reasons Why and Berlin Station), but the project does not have a network yet. THR reports the series will be shopped to prospective outlets in December.

Catch-22, considered one of the most influential books of the 20th century, follows the exploits of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. Army Air Forse B-25 bombardier, and his fellow airmen as they struggle to maintain their
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